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i just brought her home last night. you guys will probably be seeing alot of me asking questions and stuff, always been a pushrod guy so im learning.

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Nice. I got mine 3 years ago, after a punk kid on a cell phone rear ended the '89 LX 5.0 I had had for 25 years.

I did take off the stupid fake hood scoop though. I think the existing hood scoop bump underneath goes better with the bumps in front in front of the rear tires too.
 

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Looks nice, modulars are easier to understand and work on in my opinion. But I've never put together a pushrod engine so I guess there's that.
 

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Looks nice, modulars are easier to understand and work on in my opinion. But I've never put together a pushrod engine so I guess there's that.
Not easier to work on, they take up the whole damn engine bay... lot more complicated valvetrains too. But they are BETTER engines. Seals actually seal, lot more you can do with them in the tune, blocks are way stronger, the stock heads actually flow worth a damn and parts have now got to the point where the pushrod part prices were years ago.
 

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Not easier to work on, they take up the whole damn engine bay... lot more complicated valvetrains too. But they are BETTER engines. Seals actually seal, lot more you can do with them in the tune, blocks are way stronger, the stock heads actually flow worth a damn and parts have now got to the point where the pushrod part prices were years ago.
very well stated, i agree 100%!
 
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